Tag Archives: Georgia

Open Thread | Jim Crow Is Back With A Vengeance In Georgia😠😠

Well, Jim Crow-2021 Version, came to Georgia.😠😠😠   Breaking: Georgia Republicans passed restrictive new changes to the state election process. The new law will limit early voting and add additional voter ID requirements to mail voting. We're breaking down the … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Voter Suppression, 2021 Georgia Version

They are determined to block the Black vote in Georgia.😡😡😡 Well, Everywhere😠😠     Under its current leadership, GA has become the state with the longest wait lines in the country esp in urban areas. In 2020, black voters still … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Georgia Folks- CHECK YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION!😠😠

How do you JUST VOTE IN NOVEMBER AND GET PURGED FROM THE VOTING ROLLS?😠😠😠😠   VOTERS ARE BEING PURGED IN GEORGIA. This should be a MUCH bigger story.pic.twitter.com/aPmxJd0gpN — Davids_annie (@Davidsannie4) November 23, 2020

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Tuesday Open Thread

I feel the need to REPOST this video as a thread.

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Stacey Abrams: State of the Union Address

Honored tonight to be wearing a token of white along with @HouseDemWomen and in support of women’s representation, rights and freedoms #AbramsAddress pic.twitter.com/wfIOOkZO4v — Stacey Abrams (@staceyabrams) February 6, 2019 Georgia Congress Woman Stacey Abrams made history last night (FEBRUARY … Continue reading

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GOP Senator David Perdue rips student’s phone for asking about @BrianKempGA racist voter registration scheme

U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) ripped a phone out of a constituent’s hand late Saturday morning as the constituent was recording their encounter. The Republican senator was being asked a question about Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp‘s widely-reported attempts … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread

Happy HUMP Day, Everyone! Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel will face off, following a race that had 18 candidates. Ossoff faces an uphill battle in the district that has voted reliably Republican for years. Runoff in June.

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Monday Open Thread | Black Child Prodigies Week | Andrew Koonce

Today’s featured prodigy is Andrew Koonce. Andrew Koonce, 15, is a talented African-American violinist from Atlanta. His list of awards and titles are impressive. As an eighth grader, he ranked first place at the Heritage Music Festival in Florida, winning … Continue reading

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Videos |Antoinette Tuff, UNARMED Heroic Measures Saved Lives & Stops Shooter Michael Brandon Hill

UPDATE: President Obama calls Antoinette Tuff and thanks her for her heroic efforts. Antoinette Tuff, Bookeeper, holds off  school shooter Michael Brandon Hill from mass killings at Georgia school. Ms. Tuff is a true AMERICAN HERO, who saved the lives of … Continue reading

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Videos | President Obama Delivers Commencement Address at Morehouse College

Meet Betesegaw Tadele, Valedictorian for class of 2013 and other Morehouse alumni and faculty. We’ll post full video of the commencement ceremony when available. Transcript of President Obama’s address here.

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